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About CD Equisearch

CD Equisearch is one of the leading brokerage houses with a strong presence in the institutional and HNI broking segment

With over 40 years of experience, you could be sure of the best in class research, operations, backend support and above all, a name which inspires trust. At CD Equisearch, the emphasis is on transparent and clean dealings. This has earned us our clients' goodwill. This quality has stood the test of time and has helped us secure business from all quarters.

At CD Equisearch, people are not weighed down by tradition. Rather, we are inspired by the rich heritage of the company. Here, business is conducted by building long term relationships with our clients and associates by laying emphasis on ethical and clean dealings. Here, people practice the gentle art of finance with professionalism, skill and transparency. At CD Equisearch, we do business quietly.

Continued growth which is so essential in today’s fast paced and ever changing capital market has been a constant feature at CD Equisearch. With an eye on the future and in keeping with the changing times, we at CD Equisearch have earned the investor's goodwill our most important asset, over the years.

Mission & Vision

CD Equisearch is passionate about providing friendly customer services on the greens of the investing world. Following the highest standards of ethics is entrenched in the DNA of CD Equisearch.

At CD Equisearch, the selection and recommendations of wealth creating opportunities are primarily based on the 3C principle:

  • Conservation of capital
  • Consistent growth in value of investment over a period of time
  • Continual cash inflow through handsome dividends

Our Guiding Principles

We, at CD Equisearch believe that being on par in terms of price and quality only satisfies the customer. It is the customized service, which delights. The core values, which drive CD Equisearch to exceed customer service expectations, are:


We believe that abiding by these values for over more than the past three decades has helped us earn the goodwill that we enjoy today.

Directors and Advisory board

  • Mr. Chandravadan Desai
  • Mr. Pranay Desai
  • Mr. Nilesh Vasa
Mr. Chandravadan Desai : Chairman-Non Executive Director

Mr. Chandravadan Desai

Chairman-Non Executive Director

The Chairman-Non Executive Director of CD Equisearch, brings with him more than 40 years of experience in the capital market and provides the strategic vision and leadership behind the organization. He laid the founding stone of the business in 1972 and has steered the firm a long way with his drive, enthusiasm, and enduring pursuit of excellence. Mr. Desai is a director of numerous distinguished companies and a member of executive committees of various Chambers of Commerce. He has always been committed to various social causes and is a founder trustee of many philanthropic trusts.

Mr. Pranay Desai - Director

Mr. Pranay Desai


Director of CD Equisearch guides and drives the organization focusing on the tradition of creating wealth for its clients in the most ethical manner. Bachelor Degree in Business Management from Boston College, Massachusetts (USA) and a Master in Business Administration with specialization in Finance from University of Miami, Florida (USA) help Mr. Desai to focus on Finance and Capital Markets, having already demonstrated sound leadership skills while serving as the President of MBA Finance Club and the MBA International Business Club of his university. Mr. Desai brings together a new strategic vision and dynamism which will serve the organization in taking it to the next level.

Mr. Nilesh Vasa - Director (Group Companies)

Mr. Nilesh Vasa

Director (Group Companies)

Mr. Nilesh Vasa is a Chartered Accountant by profession and holds a Master’s degree in Management from Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIM-A). He possesses two decades of experience of working with leading financial institutions like Industrial Development Bank of India, Reliance Capital and JM Morgan Stanley.



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